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Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day in Israel

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Yom HaShoah is a Jewish day of remembrance for the lives and the heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust in the years leading up to and during World War II.

Local names

NameLanguage
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayEnglish
יום הזכרון לשואה ולגבורהHebrew
Jom haScho'a (Holocaust-Gedenktag)German
يوم إحياء ذكرى محرقة اليهودArabic

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
List of dates for other years

Yom HaShoah (Yom HaShoa, Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laGvura) officially translates to "Remembrance Day for the Holocaust and Heroism", but is often known as "Holocaust Remembrance Day" in English. It is an occasion to commemorate the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. Yom HaShoah is on the 27th day of Nisan, the first month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar.

Yom HaShoah
Yom HaShoah commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish victims of the Holocaust during World War II.
Yom HaShoah commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish victims of the Holocaust during World War II.
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Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 221990Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 111991Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 301992Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
SunApr 181993Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 71994Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 271995Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 161996Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
MonMay 51997Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
WedApr 221998Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 131999Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueMay 22000Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
WedApr 182001Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 92002Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 292003Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
MonApr 192004Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
WedMay 42005Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 252006Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
MonApr 162007Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
WedApr 302008Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 212009Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
MonApr 122010Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
SunMay 12011Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 192012Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayNational holiday, Hebrew
MonApr 82013Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
MonApr 282014Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
ThuApr 162015Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
ThuMay 52016Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
MonApr 242017Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
WedApr 112018Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
WedMay 12019Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew
TueApr 212020Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Memorial DayObservance, Hebrew

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